Fluoride Action Network


  • Special report: Rural villages in China hit by fluorine poisoning from coal-burning

    Government attempts to introduce cleaner stoves into rural homes have failed to stem a public heath disaster caused by the burning of poor quality coal. An exclusive report from Shaanxi province by Meng Si The locals of Haoping, a township in the south of Shaanxi province, are known for their yellow teeth. The condition is […]

  • “Impurifying our precious bodily fluids”

    In the 1964 movie Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, General Jack D. Ripper launches a nuclear strike against the Soviet Union to stop the Communist infiltration that he fears will “sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids.” In the 1960s, moviegoers instantly recognized that Ripper’s […]

  • The Fear Of Bhangar: A Case Against Power Grid And High Voltage Transmission Line

    People of the villages Khamarait, Machhi Bhanga, Tona, Gazipur etc. of Polerhat 2 Panchayet in Bhangar Assembly Constituency are very agitated. According to them, they are facing desperate situation due to the Government decision to set-up a Power Grid (440/220 KV) in that area. The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (a Govt. of India […]

  • Fluoride Chemicals in Drinking Water; TSCA Section 21 Petition; Reasons for Agency Response

    Federal Register | PDF version Summary This document announces the availability of EPA’s response to a petition it received on November 23, 2016, under section 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The TSCA section 21 petition was received from the Fluoride Action Network, Food & Water Watch, Organic Consumers Association, the American Academy […]

  • Using Private Wells: A Drinking Water Safety Guide

    Nearly one in seven Americans get their drinking water from private wells. Federal and state governments set legal limits for contaminants in public water systems, but those laws don’t cover private wells. If you’re one of the 44 million people relying on a private well for drinking water, here’s what you should know and do […]

  • Science and Alternative Facts: About fluoridation, false dilemmas and fake news

    Undeterred by mounting evidence proving the dangers of fluoride, power, prestige, and paychecks continue to motivate fluoridationists. Despite the fact that the prestigious international 2015 Cochrane panel, like the 2000 York panel, found the fluoridation literature to be of abysmally poor quality, at high risk of bias, and with no evidence of safety… Despite the […]

  • Could Your Toothpaste Cause Cancer? (Do This Instead)

    Just when you thought it was safe to brush your teeth, here comes a report telling you toothpaste could be cancerous! But, is there any rationality to that claim? Let’s dig a little deeper and find out what’s really lurking inside your tube of toothpaste. And, what you can do instead to avoid those seemingly […]

  • Fluoride has no place in our drinking water – Claire Viadro

    On Feb. 2, operational failures at OWASA increased fluoride levels to 8.4 times higher than normal. OWASA’s dangerous fiasco cost local businesses an estimated $3 million to $5 million. The substance added to OWASA water is fluorosilicic acid, a toxic corrosive. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) information on fluorosilicic acid recommends its use for “tanning […]

  • Danger! Replace These Household Items Now

    Your home is your castle, and also your haven. But common household items may be turning your sanctuary into a hazard and increasing your risk for colds, viruses, and food poisoning as well as deadly diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and cancer. Below are five common, but possibly dangerous, items you should consider replacing … now. […]

  • In search of safe replacements for harmful chemicals used in cookware, carpets, clothing, cosmetics and more

    After ditching two notoriously toxic compounds, manufacturers subbed in other versions of their chemical class. But are they any better? When Donald Taves discovered two kinds of fluoride in his blood in the late 1960s, he immediately knew something was wrong. Everyone assumed that blood contained just one type of fluoride, a naturally occurring form […]